Uber Says Drivers Aren't Employees In Tipping Suit

Law360, New York (December 5, 2014, 6:56 PM EST) -- Uber Technologies Inc. on Thursday pushed a California federal court to toss a putative class action alleging drivers were cheated out of a 20 percent gratuity, arguing that the drivers are not actually Uber employees and therefore don't have standing to sue.

The smartphone application provider Uber filed a motion for summary judgment in a putative class action brought against the company by drivers who allege they were short-changed out of a gratuity that Uber passengers paid, thinking all of it would go toward a tip...
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